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The Martial Spirit
     

The Martial Spirit

by Walter Millis, Richard H. Kohn (Editor)
 

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A superbly written narrative of the Spanish-American War, in which Mr. Millis analyzes the causes and motives of the time's leading spirits and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict.

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A superbly written narrative of the Spanish-American War, in which Mr. Millis analyzes the causes and motives of the time's leading spirits and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times
"Mr. Millis writes every page well."
The Nation
"A complete history of the American people at war."
American Political Science Review
A valuable and highly readable case study.
Henry Steele Commager
A notable contribution to the study of American history and of American character.
The New York Times
Mr. Millis writes every page well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780405118661
Publisher:
Ayer Company Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1980
Series:
American Military Experience Series
Pages:
427

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Henry Steele Commager
"A notable contribution to the study of American history and of American character."

Meet the Author

Walter Millis (1899–1968) wrote for many years for the New York Herald-Tribune and later joined the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. He is also the author of Road to War and Arms and Men, and is the editor of The Forrestal Diaries.

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